Thursday, 5 March 2020
Department of Justice and Equality
342. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the current or expected residency status in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3044/20]
The person referred to by the Deputy currently holds Stamp 1 permission to remain in the State until 6 June 2020.
If the person concerned wishes to change this permission to a Stamp 2, then they are required to apply to my Department, in writing, for a change of status. They should provide details of the college course they wish to pursue as well as outlining their current circumstances, their future intentions in the State and they should include any documentation they feel necessary to support the application. The application should be sent, via registered post, to: Unit 2 - Residence Division, Immigration Service, 13-14 Burgh Quay, Dublin 2.
Queries in relation to the status of individual immigration cases may be made directly to my Department by e-mail using the Oireachtas Mail facility which has been specifically established for this purpose. This service enables up to date information on such cases to be obtained without the need to seek information by way of the Parliamentary Questions process. The Deputy may consider using the e-mail service except in cases where the response is, in the Deputy’s view, inadequate or too long awaited.
I can inform the Deputy, that the person referred to has no active application with my Department. The person concerned had a temporary permission to remain in the State on Stamp 1 conditions which expired on the 8 January 2020.
The reference number provided by the Deputy, relates to an employment permit and the Deputy may wish to raise this matter with the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation, which has responsibility for employment permits.